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Without question, fans have heard Fantasia’s offerings “No Time For It”, “Ugly”, “Sleeping With The One I Love” and “So Blue”, among others. Now, fans can listen to the remaining tracks the North Carolina native has been preparing for her forthcoming album “The Definition Of”. The powerhouse has revealed the track list for the project, which includes guest appearances by Stacy Barthe, Aloe Blacc and gospel artist Tye Tribbett. R. Kelly, Neff-U, Ron Fair and Jerome “Rock” Harmon handled production chores. “The Definition Of” is slated for release on July 29. Fans can place pre-orders on iTunes. Rising R&B singer Jacquees has been on an amazing journey since the release of  his EP “19”, and to say he’s deserving would be an understatement. He recently wrapped up his “Mood Tour” to promote his “Mood” mixtape  and the young singer gave an interesting interview. He’s certainly proven to be a leader among his generation who’s tenacity will leave a lasting impact many wish to accomplish. In the mist of a great deal of turmoil, singer/songwriter Shawn Stockman found to time to write and produce a song expressing his feelings regarding the tense relationship between police and black and brown communities titled “How Many More.” The visual shows poignant images of the ongoing struggle as Shawn sings. At the end of the video, Shawn reads a bit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s statement he gave before the beginning of the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955.  “How Many” will be included on Shawn’s upcoming EP “Untitled.” New music from M.I.A. is coming soon. After previously threatening to leak her forthcoming fifth studio album, the eclectic  singer/songwriter shared the lyrics of her upcoming single “Go Off”, which features a guest appearance by Skrillex on Twitter and even teased on her website that her album may be released in September. “Go Off” will be released on July 15 and her album, which may have flipped its title from Matahdatah to A.I.M.  will be released on Sept. 9. The is band getting back together. The Cool Kids, the rap duo who rose to stardom in the mid-2000s via Myspace, will be reuniting, a representative for group member Chuck Inglish revealed  to Billboard magazine. Both members kept themselves busy with solo projects. Sir Michael Rocks revealed that his forthcoming project “Funds and Access” will be his final solo project for awhile. Together, the duo’s previous efforts include 2008’s “The Bake Sale” EP and 2011’s full length “When Fish Ride Bicycles”.